AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show
Dogs must be 'invited' by AKC to show in the Eukanuba National Dog show. This is not to be confused with the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, which any AKC registered dog can enter. There are specific requirements to qualify to be 'invited,' one of which is having earned an AKC Championship title. Consequently, all entries are champions competing against champions.
WOW Havanese is very proud to have bred/produced two (2) dogs who were invited to participate in this prestigious national dog show and received their invitations when they were still puppies! Here they are:
CH. WOW's I'm A Kodiak Moment! "KODI"
Kodi earned his AKC CHAMPIONSHIP with 3 majors, including BEST OF BREED
over other champions ("Specials").
To earn an AKC Championship, a dog must earn at least 15 points and accomplish 2 major wins. A "major" is beating a certain number of dogs. Each breed has a different number of dogs they must beat to earn 1 point, so the majors require beating several dogs that day of the show. The point requirements change every May and are based on the number of dogs in that breed shown the previous year. It gets complicated......
Kodi was invited to show at the AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show
2008 and 2009
CH. WOW's I'm Just the Right Sighs! "MOLLY"
Molly earned her AKC CHAMPIONSHIP with 3 majors, including BEST OF BREED
over other champions ("Specials"), Best Havanese Bred by Exhibitor,
Toy Bred By Exhibitor Group 4, and Toy Group 4.
After winning Best of Breed, each dog having won BOB completes against all the other dogs in that group who have also won BOB. There are 7 groups, i.e., Sporting, Herding, Hound, Terrier, Non-Sporting, Toy, and Working. There are only 4 awards given in the Goup competition. The dog winning Group 1, competes against the other 6 Group 1 winners of their respective groups for Best In Show.
Molly was invited to show at the AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show
2009 and 2010
Kodi and Molly are half-brother/sister and both very beautiful dogs. I decided not to breed them because they are out of my beloved Cocoa Bean who was taken from me by Cancer, and this line also produced 1 cataract.